City Bear

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Carson Dellosa Publishing Company Incorporated, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A polar bear is in search of food. Her sensitive nose has led her to the main street of a town in Alaska. What will she discover there? And will she ever return the the vast, snowy plains where she lives? This surprising account of a polar bear's journey takes a close-up look at the life of this amazing creature.

TheAnimal Storyseries uses a documentary approach to graphically demonstrate survival in the wild.

• Dazzling, on-the-scene photographs capture each animal's story.

• Fact files offer in-depth information about each animal's habitat.

• A glossary and map reveal additional information about each animal.

• An index is included.

Each book in this new series from Waterbird Books will take a look at a day, year, or season in the life of a wild animal. Told from the perspective of an onlooker, the books capture the feel of a wildlife documentary. The reader is first introduced to a wild animal and its environment, and then follows the animal through its everyday life. The good, bad, funny, and sad are revealed as the reader tracks each animal and learns factual and unforgettable information about them. Stunning, full-color photographs highlight each story. A glossary and index are included. Supplements school curriculum in science.

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Contents

OLAR BEAR IS BORN
4
A first swimming lesson
11
Summer in the Arctic Circle
18
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Dougal Dixon was born in Dumfries, Scotland in 1947. He received a bachelor of science degree in geology from the University of St. Andrews in 1970 and a master of science degree in 1972. He entered the publishing field in 1973 and became a freelancer in 1980. He is an internationally recognized authority on dinosaurs and is one of the most popular science writers in the United Kingdom. His books include After Man: A Zoology of the Future, The New Dinosaurs, Man After Man, and Time Exposure (aka The Age of Dinosaurs). He has also served as a special advisor for programs and motion pictures about dinosaurs in the United States, Great Britain and Japan. He received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism by the Educational Press Association of America in 1993, the Helen Roney Sattler Award in 1993, the Children's Book Council 1994 Outstanding Trade Science Book Award, and the Times Educational Supplement Primary Schoolbook Award in 1996.

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